"Because," Van said as he jumped inside her room and put his violin on Midori's desk. "somebody's in a bad mood and needs a hug."
He smiled, drew his arms around Midori and tapped her back gently. Van is an old hand at making someone feels comfortable. That's why most underclassmen sees him as a big brother figure.
"Let me play a tune for you to cheer you up."
Van pulled away. He grinned, and picked Midori's bubbly, rosy cheek playfully. "Hehe, smile~"
"You're talking as if you're going to leave..." May frowned.
"I am," Dan sobbed, tears flooding down his cheeks, and his entire body shook as he sobbed. "This is probably the last night I'll see you..."
"What?!" May yelped, her tongue broke free no matter how much she tried to be silent. She moved uncomfortably on the couch. "Where? Are you going to study abroad?"
"You don't understand..." Dan kneeled and laid his head on her lap, his arms around her waist. "And I can't explain it. Please, let me hold you tonight..."